The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 48 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.24% 1.58% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.69% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 12
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£500 £452 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £334 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £530 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.49 £73.75 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-38.32% +28.26%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 533 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.38% 93.67% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 332 362
Average daily rate £373 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 15 £500 - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (38.71%) Retail
5 11 (35.48%) Retail Banking
5 11 (35.48%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) ICL
6 7 (22.58%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Unisys
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
7 6 (19.35%) Online Banking
8 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
9 4 (12.90%) Data Security
10 3 (9.68%) Hyperion
10 3 (9.68%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (9.68%) SOA
10 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
11 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
11 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
11 2 (6.45%) HTML5
11 2 (6.45%) AIX
11 2 (6.45%) IBM
11 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (6.45%) CSS
11 2 (6.45%) Business Objects

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Retail
4 11 (35.48%) Retail Banking
5 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Data Security
3 3 (9.68%) SOA
3 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Process Management
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) BPR
5 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Use Case
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) SAP
2 7 (22.58%) Unisys
2 7 (22.58%) ICL
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (9.68%) Hyperion
5 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Open Text
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